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and ambassador chris stevens, one of america's finest and bravest foreign service officers. i didn't know sean smith, i know he's a great american who served his country, but i had gotten to know chris stevens quite well. and ambassador chris stevens' death, the libyan people have lost a champion and believer in the peaceful aspirations of their democratic revolution. the american people have lost a selfless and dedicated servant of our interests and our values, and i have lost a friend. my thoughts and prayers today are with chris' family and the loved ones of his fallen colleagues. my god grant them comfort in their time of grief. our most urge vent -- urgent order of business is now is to ensure our citizens in libya and egypt and elsewhere across the world are safe. americans look to the government in libya and egypt and elsewhere to meet their responsibilities in this regard. we also look to the libyan government to ensure that those responsible for yesterday's attack in benghazi are swiftly brought to justice. in all of these critical tasks we are confident our government will provide al
and family are grieving the death of a u.s. ambassador who was killed. u.s. ambassador chris stevens died along with three other diplomats in eastern libya. it was blamed on a youtube video but there is word tonight it may have been planned to coinside with 9/11. we have live team coverage tonight. ktvu's david stevenson has the debate involving free speech and ktvu's mike mibach is live at university of california at berkeley where colleagues and friends of chris stevens are in mourning tonight. >> reporter: chris stevens majored in history right here at university of california at berkeley, graduated in 1982 and his brother told me chris stevens knew his journey in life would be an adventure. >> i am excited to return to libya. >> reporter: the family of chris stevens said he took pride in his job. he was cool, balanced, easy. that was his career and he loved it. >> i don't have much to offer here. just as a friend reach out. >> reporter: today he dropped off flowers that home of chris stevens' parents. they lived in piedmont where chris stevens graduated from piedmont high school. he s
americans killed in libya about to be brought in. among those killed, chris stevens, sean smith, glen doherty, tyrone woods. you can see the caskets coming off the planes. chris stevens was a diplomat and served two tours in libya. sean smith was an air force veteran. he was an information specialist. glen doherty, a former navy s.e.a.l., he was 42. his sister saying he was the best of the best. he wouldn't have gone down for some protest over a movie. this was a serious, well-planned, well-executed attack. he was good at what he did, her wos. and tyrone woods. three sons, family member saying he loved life, loved adrenaline. you could not find a more skilled s.e.a.l. than him. live pictures. secretary clinton there, president obama. the families have gathered there in the hangar, as well, we're told. earlier in the week, the president reaching out to the family of ambassador stevens. both have spoken in recent days of the work of these four in libya. the secretary of state, hillary clinton, talking about her own faith, saying refraining from violence is not a sign of weakness in one'
.s. consulate in bengazi in libya. in libya, our ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the service of our nation. our thoughts and sympathies today are with the families of these brave americans. these attacks remind us of the sacrifices made on a daily basisaway foreign service officers, diplomatic security personnel and our marine security guards. i joi my colleagues in strongly condemning the murder of these innocent americans, and i strongly support employing every available tool at our dissal to ensure t safety of americans overseas and to hunt down those responsible for these attacks. yesterday, we commemorated the anniversary of the attacks of september 11, and today we are reminded that brave americans serve us every day at the risk of their own lives. we honor the americans we lost in libya and we will stand united in our response. among the things we can agree on in washington is that the attacks on the u.s. and its representatives ll be met with resolve and that america's presence and defense of our national interests across the globe will not be deterred
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is going to be in mourning today. it's not just the fact that chris stevens was such a popular figure of the state department. really, one of the cream of the crop of the u.s. foreign service. but it's been many years since someone of this level has been killed in an attack like this. so i think there's going to be a lot of shockwaves through the state department. after all the u.s. has done for the libyans. using force to get rid of moammar gadhafi, to help libya stand up as it moved towards elections, as it tries to start anew. i think there's going to be a lot of gut checking right now about how the u.s. wants to proceed. not just with libya. but with a lot of countries in the middle east. i mean if you look at the islamic wave that has swept the middle east in terms of these revolutions, the u.s. was very apprehensive, that we are going to support democratic movements. but they also said, secretary clinton has also said that an election does not a democracy make. and so these countries are not going to necessarily hold up to their end of the bargain. there are diplomatic conventio
in this violence. his name is chris stevens. this is reporting from reuters and afp. we are working with our folks to confirm it but ambassador chris stevens who just came into the post in may, he was brought into the post in tripoli in may killed yesterday in those attacks on our facilities in benghazi. the state department confirmed last night the death of the state department official. at the time last night secretary of state hillary clinton said our thoughts and prayers are with his family. now reuters and afp say it is indeed the american ambassador to libya who perished in that attack on our embassy. >> and his name is john christopher stevens born in northern california in 1960. he came to libya for a second time in april of 2011 arriving on a cargo ship. the u.s. government sent him to rebel headquarters to serve as a special representative to the libyan national transitional council there. and all the violence really escalated and stemmed from the anti-muslim movie created in america and circulated on facebook. and there was a call to action to go to the u.s. embassy in cairo and to prot
the death of chris stevens. >> i asked chris to be our envoy to the rebel opposition. he arrived on a cargo ship in the port of -- of benghazi. he risked his life to stop a tyrant and then gave his life to help build a better libya. the word needs more chris stevenses. i spoke with his sister -- chris stevens. i spoke with his sister, ann, this morning and told her he will be a hero by many nations. shawn smith was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as an information management officer in the state department. he was posted at the hague and was in libya on a brief, temporary assignment. he was a husband to his rife, heather, with whom i spoke this moving -- morning. he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up proud of their father for the service he gave to our country, the service that took us toback and finally to benghazi. the mission that drew them to libya is both noble and necessary and we and the people of libya honor their memory by carrying it forward. this is not easy. today, many americans are asking, indeed, i asked myself, how could this
served america's ideals -- and laid down their lives for others. ambassador chris stevens, 52, had close ties to the bay area. he graduated from piedmont high school in the east bay, cal-berkeley and the u.c. hastings law school in san francisco. all three men died on the anniversary of 911. let us take a look at the san mateo bridge the lanes are back open. at 7:00 a.m. caltran it was doing construction overnight. in the month of october they were scheduled close the san mateo bridge. they will keep replacing bridge decks and even cracks were found during a routine inspection about two years ago. the wind not helping with battling wildfires near a famous art museum. 7:25 protesters around the world from an anti-islamic film that was made in southern california what the global company is saying. 7:45 richard gere we are looking at what is showing at the box office. >> decision 2012. republican presidential nomination medtronic taking heat for the vp process. he asked potential running mates for 10 years of tax returns as part selection process. he is however has all the released trecent
we had the opportunity of knowing chris smith. excuse me, chris stevens. i did meet shawn smith and the others. we mourn for them and we thank them for their service to this nation. and i'd just ask my friend from connecticut, wouldn't it be the worst legacy of chris stevens' service to this country would be a movement for the united states to withdraw to fortress america, to renounce our -- our -- our service to the world in helping these countries achieve the same democracy and freedom that our forefathers strived for? i do not mean to use his death as any kind of political agenda, but i think my friend and i remember him well enough to know that the worst outcome of this tragedy wod be for the united states to withdraw. in fact, i am confident that if he were here, he would be urging us to get right back in, get -- bring these extremists to justice and press on with the democracy and freedom that the people of libya deserve and have earned at great loss of blood and treasure. mr. lieberman: mr. president, i couldn't agree more with my friend from arizona. it would -- it would
.s. ambassador chris stevens was one of the first to arrive in libya after the uprising there against moammar gadhafi. he was killed in the attack on the u.s. embassy and today he along with the three others who were killed receiveed a hero's welcome. an honor guard carried the caskets of those killed. chris stevens, sean smith and tyrone woods and glen doherty all died on the 11th anniversary of 9/11. president obama, vice president joe biden and secretary of state hillary clinton were all there for the arrival home. >> today we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> chris stevens was everything america could want in an ambassador. how he first went into the peace corps, during the revolution he arrived in libya on that ship. and in benghazi he layed down his life for his friends. libyan and american. and for us all. >> libyan authorities say they have arrested four people in connection with the attack. >>> high temperatures today were cooler than yesterday. especially down in the south bay and also in the north bay. temperatures running in the 70s
that the u.s. consulate after an armed mob attack the compound, killing american ambassador chris stevens and three others. >> we will not waver to see justice is done for this terrible act, and make no mistake, a justice will be done. >> hours earlier protesters overran the embassy. both confrontations blamed on the film made here in the united states and released on the internet. mitt romney condemned the attack, and also obama administration for what it called a misguided message. >> apologizing for the right of free speech is not the course of an administration. >> chris stevens was a career diplomat and had been in libya since muammar gaddafi was ousted. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant, then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevens's. >> the administration made it clear it was carried out by libyans, but not by libya. it said the country was working to find and punish those responsible. meanwhile, the united states is stepping up personnel for diplomatic personnel in libya and around the globe. in washington, brian moore, wbal-tv 11
-berkeley or not even born when chris stevens graduate from this university held a vigil here to honor him as did so many others were members of the ambassador throughout the bay area today. when ambassador chris stevens attended cal he was a member of the alpha tau omega fraternity and tonight the house on their brother for his service and sacrifice. the of police did waves my name is chris stevens and and the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >>> this is a video embassadors stevens made to introduce himself was among the first american diplomats sent to libya in 2007 and held for the people from the dictator marked off the. >>> was thrilled to was the libyan people stand up to demand their rights. a teacher in san francisco he were side-by-side the stevens when both were becalmed are volunteers. it was really hard to fill his shoes because he was like a beautiful inside and outside. and when on the hastings law school's steve mcdonald was a college roommates. he never saw a more honorable man who just enjoy life. he was the embodiment of the job of these. he was never down he was always positive. he
smith, glen doherty, tyrone woods and u.s. ambassador chris stevens. their caskets met by their grieving families, the president and secretary of state clinton. the first time in more than 30 years a u.s. ambassador has been killed by violence. we'll have more on what the president and the secretary of state said to the families and to the nation in just a moment. but first, we're going to get back to the latest on those afghanistan attacks we're learning of. abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent, martha raddatz in washington tonight. martha, what do we know? >> reporter: this is what we know right now. it was a big attack on camp bastion in southern afghanistan. this is a base divided between a british side and an american side, and it was a complex attack involving many militants. as you said, two marines killed, three or four wounded and two harrier aircraft damaged. the attack was carried out with rockets and small arms fire. it is apparently coming under control now, though, david. >> and martha, as we said at the top of the broadcast, we don't know if this is related to the un
the attack that claimed a lives of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, now embassies in seven countries in the middle east and africa on high alert. today they set fire to the u.s. consulate as part of a wave of violent demonstrations over a new film the protesters say insults the prophet mohammad. stevens and a group of embassy employees had actually gone there to try and evacuate its staff during the attack. >> in while youtube has blocked the controversial video that sparked the attacks from showing in egypt. we start with danielle nottingham with more on the international fallout from the state department. >> u.s. officials are investigating whether this was a planned attack. right now the state department has ordered on on the emergency personnel out of libya and the state department is warning u.s. citizens not to travel there. chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador to libya, was killed as the american consulate came under attack. u.s. officials confirm stevens, shaun smyth, and two other americans, were killed as they try to evacuate staff members from the complex. shall ma
for an american hero. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: he was 52 years old. a former peace corps volunteer, a gentle man and idealist. >> i've spent almost my entire career in the middle east and north africa. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton remembered him today. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevenses. the attack came at night. 10:00 p.m. city of benghazi. militants stormed the u.s. consulate and overwhelmed security guards. inside, chris stevens and several other americans trapped, pinned down by intense smoke and gunfire. the attack rages on for five hours. chris stevens dies from asphyxiation along with sean smith. two other americans are kill elsewhere. >> there is no justification for this. none. >> reporter: city cross the middle east are tense. some exploding in violent pro testifies like cairo where a mop breached the grounds of the u.s. embassy last night. some protesters are still there, one telling abc's lama hasan that he wants bl
of what he had to give me he would same hotel your life that battle chris stevens did it. and he was even a little prankster oriented but just a fantastic guy and also very confident. >>> the splenda secretary of state said in a statement that stevens risked his own life to lend the libyan people helping hand and pull the foundation for a new free nation and also said he was committed to it venting america's values and interests even when it meant putting himself in danger he was there when they overthrew khaddafi. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton expect to speak to the rose garden 730 our time this morning to cbs news expected to bring a special report when it happens. in other news out of firefighters are on the scene of a fire that left 15 people homeless this morning. could other rescue 1 man trapped in the house that had been converted to four apartments in side the fire on pacific avenue instead on the outside of the building at 1:00 this morning and took an hour to put it out the cause is still under investigation. some new surveillance video showing the
services. i mean daughter. the daughter is now saying of the drama. >>> chris stevens studied history at cal in law at hastings. he was killed in an attack with three other americans and the gauzy earlier this month. a big turnout to remember a 12 year-old girl. they gathered apps a cn marine high-school. she was killed thursday when a as you the hid term bicycle parade she was a seventh grader. >>> its seems kind of like tomboyish, kind of thing. she like to pass out sugar cubes a lot. it's sad because i saw her in the morning, she was so sad. >>> friends and released dozens of balloons into the evening sky for a closing attribute. linda yee on the new law that kicks in jerry >>> , on camera a bullet through a red light. a's expensive fine that could top $500 in seven committees. it's says crystal why, but this woman at an allied five times. >>> a computer glitch center tickets anyways. the new regulations make it easier to fire wrongfully issued tickets. cities must locate beat carries based on safety. it prohibits this iused a stitched to gets. the new rules will apply the brakes o
americans dead, including 52-year-old ambassador chris stevens, widely reported as one of the most successful envoys in the region. according to first reports from administration officials, the american consulate came under small arms fire around 10:00 p.m. local time. a short time after that the outside walls of the lightly guarded compound were breached. gunmen began attacking the main building and setting it on fire. at this point three people remained inside the consulate, ambassador stevens, another staff member named sean smith. amid the chaos and heavy smoke, ambassador stevens was missing for 12 hours before his body was located wednesday night at a benghazi hospital, apparently transported there by libyan police. according to the associated press a doctor who tried to revive stevens says the ambassador died of smoke asphyxiation. the other staff member, sean smith died of smoke inhalation. his body was pulled from the consulate. there are indications that two separate attacks took place that night. around midnight, officials say a separate group of gunmen opened fire on a
by telling you about an american named chris stevens. chris was born in a town called grass valley california, the son of a lawyer and new sish shmusi. chris joined the peace corps and taught english and he came to love and respect the people of north africa and the middle east. he would carry that commitment throughout his life. as a diplomat, he worked from egypt to syria, from saudi arabia to libya. he was known for walk the streets, tasting the local food, meetsing as many people as he could, speaking arabic, listening with a broad smile. chris went to benghazi in the early days of the libyan revolution. arriving on a cargo ship. as america's representative, he helped the libyan people as they coped with conflict, cared for the wounded, and crafted a vision for the future in which libyans would be respected. and after the revolution, he assumed t supported the birth of a new democracy as libyans held elections and began to move forward after decades ever dictatorship. chris stevens loved his work. he took pride in the country he served and he saw dignity in the people he met. two weeks ag
and more friends to mourn. chris stevens fell in love with the middle east as a young peace corps volunteer teaching english in marocco. he won friends for america in distant places and made other's hopes his own. i asked chris to be our envoy to the rebel opposition. he arrived on a cargo ship in the port of benghazi and began building relationships with libya's revolutionairies. he risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevens. i spoke with his sister, ann, this morning, and told her that he will be remembered as a hero by many nations. sean smith was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as an information management officer in the state department. he was posted and was in libya on a brief temporary assignment. he was a husband to his wife, heather, to whom i spoke this morning, and he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up being proud of the service their father gave to our country, service that took him to baghdad and finally to benghazi. the mission that drew chris and s
to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevens. i spoke with his sister, ann, this morning, and told her that he will be remembered as a hero by many nations. sean smith was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as an information management officer in the state department. he was posted and was in libya on a brief temporary assignment. he was a husband to his wife, heather, to whom i spoke this morning, and he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up being proud of the service their father gave to our country, service that took him to baghdad and finally to benghazi. the mission that drew chris and sean and their colleagues to libya is both noble and necessary. and we and the people of libya honor their memory by carrying it forward. this is not easy. today many americans are asking indeed, i asked myself, how could this happen? how could this happen in a country we helped liberate in a city we helped save from destruction? this question reflects just how complicated and at times how confounding the word can be. we must be
has confirmed this morning that u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens was killebenghazi. also dead with three other embassy officials. after protesters with automatic rifles, rocket row spelled grenades attacked the u.s. consulate and set it on fire in benghazi. president obama said in a statement this morning, quote, i strongly condemn the outrageous attack on our diplomatic facility in benghazi which took the lives of four americans including ambassador chris stevens. while the united states rejects efforts to deny great the religious rebeliefs of other, we must oppose kind of senseless violence that took the lives of these public ser vabts. according to the white house, the president was informed by national security adviser yesterday afternoon as he started his weekly meeting with secretary of defense and chairman of the joint chiefs. then president obama was notified last night that ambassador stevens was unaccounted for and then this morning he was notified about his death. secretary of state hillary clinton also condemned the attacks expressing, quote, proceed noubd sadness
honor and more friends to mourn. chris stevens fell in love with the middle east as a young peace corps volunteer teaching english in morocco. he joined the foreign service, learned languages, won friends for america in distant places, and made other people's hopes his own. in the early days of the libyan revolution, i asked chris to be our envoy to the rebel opposition. he arrived on a cargo ship in the port of benghazi and began building our relationships with libya's revolutionaries. he risked his life to stop a tyrant then gave his life trying to help build a better libya. the world needs more chris stevenses. i spoke with his sister ann this morning and told her that he will be remembered as a hero by many nations. sean smith was an air force veteran. he spent ten years as an information management officer in the state department. he was posted at the hague and was in libya on a brief temporary assignment. he was a husband to his wife heather, with whom i spoke this morning. he was a father to two young children, samantha and nathan. they will grow up being proud of the servi
is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> there is absolutely no justification that type of senseless violence. none. >> this attack on american individuals and embassies is outrageous. >> shepard: now from the white house, promises of justice. and increased security at american diplomatic posts all over the world. and that is first from fox this wednesday night as this news story continues to develop overseas even as i speak. there are questions tonight about whether this violence was not spontaneous at all. but instead a carefully calculated plot coming exactly nine years after the attacks of 9/11. yesterday, somebody killed four americans and wounded three others an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi in libya. among the dead, according to the intelligence he has received. this looks like a well planned operation targeting our ambassador. >> i have no doubt about it. it was a coordinated military style commando type raid that had both direct fire and indirect fire. >> shepard: nothing like that. overseas to this nation since 1979. senior u.s. officials n
, and their grieving families, friends, and colleagues. i was honored to know ambassador chris stevens. i want to thank his parents and siblings who are here today for sharing chris with us and with their country. what a wonderful gift you gave us. over his distinguished career in the foreign service, he won friends to the united states in far-flung places. he made those people's hopes his own. during the revolution in libya, he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant. he gave his life helping them build a better country. people loved to work with him. as he rose through the ranks, they loved to work forehand. he was known not only for his courage, but for his smile. goofy, but contagious. for his sense of fun and that california cool. in the days since the attack, so many libyans, including the ambassador, who is with us today, have expressed their sorrow and solidarity. one young woman, her head covered and her eyes haunted with sadness, held up a handwritten sign that said "thugs and killers do not represent a benghazi or islam." the president of the palestinian authority, wh
chris stevens, and here at home flags flying half staff in their honor as tonight american embassies around the world have been put on alert warned against demonstrations and violent attacks and particular focus on these seven you see on the map, seven u.s. embassies. u.s. marines had been rushed to libya, and an urgent investigation has begun. who did this and did al qaeda play a role? our team is out covering this story across the country and across the middle east tonight and abc's senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz starts us off right now. martha. >> diane we are getting more and more details by the hour. but tonight we know that during that nearly five hours, the ambassador went missing and his body would not be recovered for 12 hours. they came in darkness, 20 heavily armed attackers, swift, savage and deadly. the libyan security guards protecting the american consulate fired back but were overwhelmed. there were no u.s. marines to help. the main building of the consulate was quickly set ablaze. inside, on a planned visit from tripoli, american ambassador, chri
be a fall out that killed the ambassad ambassador, chris stevens. george? >> well, it will be up to the district attorney's office to determine whether this week's attack is a hate crime. we talked to a muslim woman who saw the whole thing. she was putting peace flowers at the wine and art festival, and she and others were handing out educational literature about muslim and a man came up to the booth screaming. >> he started cursing saying you all are terrorists. >> it went on for a couple of minutes before without any warning the angry man attacked a volunteer. >> he took a swing and he punched one of our volunteers and it just punched him in the eye. and his eye was swolen and he started to bleed. >> police were called out and officers arrested the man for assault. they belief that the current unrest in parts of the middle east led up to the assault. >> i believe it stirred up hatred in the public. >> in your mind, is it a hate crime? >> it is a hate crime. it's sad and unfortunate. >> the police are not ruling out the possibility that the assault was a hate crime. >> it's a po
the libyan president for keeping. the investigation is under way for the death of chris stevens, sean smith and two others during an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the u.s. is investigating whether it's a coordinated effort by terrorists. fbi has sent a team to help with the investigation and a contingent of marines will boost security. lots of going on. >> reporter: president obama promises to bring the killers to justice. meanwhile the horrific events haven't stopped the presidential candidates from attacking one another. egyptian police clashed with demonstrators outside the u.s. embassy in cairo overnight. it's the latest in a wave of violence in egypt and libya that led to the deaths of u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans. president obama promises the u.s. will find those responsi e responsible. >> i want to assure you we'll bring their killers to justice. >> reporter: investigators say stevens death was planned. . >> appears to be well-planned out. certainly this was more than just a protest gone bad but whether or not it was a premeditated al qaeda attack,
the contrary. be, chris steven was the u.s. ambassador to libya, killed last night in the attack in the city of benghazi. a total of four americans were killed, america vowed there will be justice, turns out 911 was a bad day for overseas, protesters in cairo scaled the wall and embassy. destroyed the american flag in cairo and egypt, and then in benghazi, where we begin tonight, we have our chief foreign correspondent, richard, engel. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian, we hoped to broadcast in front of the u.s. embassy here in cairo, but had to leave as egyptian security forces clashed with the demonstrators there, pushing them back, using tear gas to try to stop assaults like the ones yesterday, which we are learning much more about. two attacks on u.s. buildings, one here in cairo, spontaneous, passion, harmless, the other in benghazi, focused and deadly. at 4:00, protesters in cairo answer a preacher's call on tv to go to the u.s. embassy to denounce a u.s. video made in the u.s. that insulted islam. they say they want to stop the movie about to premier, by 6:00, the protest
to libya was from the bay area. chris stevens got his law degree at u.c. hastings in san francisco. katie marzullo joins us with the latest anti-u.s. demonstrations erupting. >> we're getting word of two deaths outside the embassy in tunisia. a cloud of smoke has been seen around the embassy there. thousands are throwing rocks at police and police are feirlg tear gas at protestors. also in lebanon, at least one person is dead. security officials say a crowd set fire to a kfc and arby's restaurant. they clashed with police who opened fire killing one person. a u.s. four say a response team has arrived in yemen as security forces were firing live rounds and tear gas into the crowd of about 2,000 protestors who were trying to march to the u.s. embassy. yesterday, hundreds of protestors stormed the embassy compound and burned the american flag. in cairo, egypt, fourth day of the row of scenes just like this. senior officials say suspected islamic militants stormed their base near the gaza-israel border. they blocked wait leading from the tahrir square and police using tear gas to digs percent
was a computer expert. and u.s. ambassador chris stevens. ktvu's heather holmes joins us with what we are learning about the attack. >> reporter: some of the places where crowds of protesters surrounded u.s. embassies today to protest the anti-islam film. >> reporter: outrage is spreading across the middle east and africa. crowds are protesting a film posted on youtube that make as mockery of islam. in lubbia authorities nounced -- in libya authorities announced arrests. they said some vinyls were arrested -- some individuals were arrested. others are being closely monitored. u.s. ambassador chris stevens grew up in the east bay. and there is evidence tonight the attack was coordinated by militants and they have been supported by infiltrators. a security official says armed militants exscuted a raid on two locations -- executed a raid on two locations. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and another american were killed in the initial storming of the consulate and later a second assault targeted the safe house where two more americans were killed. we just learned the name of the fourth vict
captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >> the president: chris stevens loved his work. 0 took pride in the country he served and saw dignity in the people he met. >> president obama opens his agrees to the u.n. with a tribute to the late u.s. ambassador to libya and bay area native, chris stevens. i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. >> he called attacks that killed the ambassador and three others assault on the ideals on which the u.s. was founded and issued a strong warning to iran. >> reporter: the backdrop for the president's address to the united nations this morning was a flexing of military muscle in the persian gulf. -- gulf the president paid tribute to the four americans killed during the attacks in libya. >> the president: we must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens not by his killers. today we must declare this violence and intolerance has no place among our united nations. >> reporter: the remarks at the u.n. this morning sent an unmistakeable message. >> the president: make no mistake a nuclear armed iran is not a cha
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